Nate P. Gallon


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Nate Gallon has spent his entire legal career in Silicon Valley working within the technology community, representing entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging growth companies, major corporations, and the entire ecosystem of the investor community that funds and supports these innovators.

Nate works with his clients to understand their needs and business objectives and develops practical solutions to help them achieve their goals. He counsels his clients on corporate and securities law and also acts more generally as a trusted business advisor in connection with a wide range of transactions that technology companies typically undertake throughout their life cycle – entity formation, debt and equity financings, recapitalizations, joint ventures, spin-offs, and growth stage through to a liquidity event.


Honors & Awards

  • Media, Technology, and Telecoms: Fintech, Recommended, Legal 500 US (2019-2022)
  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Venture Capital and Emerging Companies, Recommended, Legal 500 US (2018-2022)
  • 500 Leading Dealmakers in America, Lawdragon (2021)


Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Yale University, J.D.
  • Yale University, B.A.
  • Represented Synopsys on a number of acquisitions of technologies and technology companies in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Represented GE Digital on the US$500m sale of its ServiceMax business unit to Silver Lake Partners.
  • Represented Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook) on its US$5.7bn investment for a 9.99% equity stake in Jio Platforms in India.
  • Represented a confidential strategic investor in connection with three separate US$100m minority equity investments in Instacart.
  • Represented Ford Motor Company in connection with its acquisition of Chariot Transit, Inc. and Autonomic, Inc.